Culture + History

Part German, part American, Part Communal

Our culture is truly unique and can be found in a variety of ways but it is certainly evident in the pace of living.  Here in the Colonies time seems to move just a little slower.

You’ll also find the culture in many of our shops that have historic roots. You can taste it, touch it, smell it and even see it. We are happy to help you get in touch with it.  We’re a National Historic Landmark and you haven’t discovered the Colonies until you discover our history.  Take a tour or set out on your own, you’ll find what makes the Colonies so unique.

Listings for Culture + History

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    Michele Maring Miller Art Gallery

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    Fern Hill Gifts and Quilts

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    Colony Carvers

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    Bumble Books

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    Iowa Baseball Museum of Norway

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    Gallery on Main

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    Amana Heritage Society

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    High Amana General Store | 1308 G Street

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    Schanz Furniture and Refinishing

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    Catiri’s Art Oasis

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    AJs Copper Garden

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    Amana Arts Guild

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    Amana Furniture and Clock Shop

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    TKM Theatrical Productions

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    Heritage Designs Quilting and Needlework

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    Troy Thomas Art Gallery

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    Creative Colony

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